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Cat Clinic in Ireland Wants To Hire a Professional Cat Cuddler

By Andrew Alpin, 9 April 2018

For those who like cats, this would be a dream job for you as a veterinary clinic in Dublin Ireland has advertised for a “cat cuddler”. This unique job will require you cuddle cats and shower them with affection. Any cat lover will be only too willing to apply for such a job.

1A vacancy for “cat cuddler’

The clinic in Dublin is named “Just Cats”. According to the clinic, the ideal person fitting the bill should be a cat lover have gentle hands and can pet and stroke a cat for a long time. 

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2Applications from all across the world

According to the veterinary council of Ireland, the position needs professional qualifications. But this has not proved an obstacle where thousands around the globe actually applied when the advertisement came out early this year.

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3The qualities that an ideal candidate must possess

The clinic has outlines some qualities that the person should possess including being soft spoken and who can whisper to cats so that they remain calm. This will be necessary to calm down the patients brought to the clinic every day. 

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4A clinic only for cats

The clinic Just Cats which is in Clonsilla, Dublin is an exclusive veterinary clinic only for cats. The website describes themselves as a “No DOG’ clinic. The website in their careers section says “We are an equal opportunities employer; however we do discriminate against dogs attending our veterinary clinic as patients.” 

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5You have to be cat crazy

Other qualifications that have been mentioned are that you need to be a “crazy cat person" who even loves cats over people and those candidates who possess a good dose of natural catitude will be given preference. The ideal candidate should also have gentle hands to stroke the cats for lengthy periods of time. 

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6Expanding the employee base

In the Just Cats clinic, there are 4 employees presently and plans are on to expand the team with the new vacancy opened up for cat cuddler. The clinic proudly showcases itself as a gold standard award holder for their unique cat-friendly clinic program which makes it the home of just two cat clinics in Dublin. 

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7Only for cat lovers

The website has pictures that show feline friendly experts who know only about cats and who love the animals too. You can also check out the cat blog on the website that provides tips and tricks on managing your cat. In, fact, it also gives you tips for Halloween and suggestions for pet names. 

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8How to exercise your cat

Some of the tips are a bit humorous where one post says that leading sedentary lifestyles for humans and cats isn’t healthy. Cats need exercise just as humans do. You need to make exercise fun for your cat so the big question here is how do I exercise with a cat and make him fit. The answer??? Simply run around the house!! 

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9You also have to understand cats

Being a cat cuddler isn’t all that easy, you also have to possess the ability to understand what different types of purring mean in cats. This will favor any prospective candidate for the job. Thus, gentle hands only will not fetch you the job. You need to know stuff about cats as well. 

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10Exercises for your cat

Actually, the ab exercise are for you not your cat but as you perform abs crunches with a torch in your hand, the up and down motion of the light will make your cat exercise too as it runs to chase the light. This way both owner and feline get a workout. 

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11Weight Training

When you indulge in weight training which is good for body strength, attach a LED toy or a flashlight to the weight. The cat will attempt to chase the light as you lift. 

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12You need to be innovative

Being innovative and thinking of new activities for your cat will always keep your tabby in shape instead of looking like Garfield. There are many cat owners who like their cats around when they themselves are performing any activity. This is good for quality time and a great stress buster. 

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13Best clinic for cats

From the gallery, you can see cats are treated beautifully at the clinic. Some are also animals without a home who are fed and rehabilitated to find forever homes. 

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14The first two patients

The first patients at the cat clinic happened to be these two guys called Simon and Monkey. They were brought to the cat clinic as kittens. Simon now stays with head nurse Roisin while monkey found his forever family. 

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15Socks, one of the regulars

This is an image of Socks who entered the clinic when he was a kitten and has been staying there and here’s how he looks now. So if you love cats and want to be a cat cuddler apply now. 

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